RPC I, 3822


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3822
Province Kingdom of Pontus
Region Pontus
City Kingdom of Pontus
Reign Polemon II
Person (obv.) Polemon II (king)
Person (rev.) Tryphaena (queen)
Issue Year 13
Dating 50/1
Obverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝΟΣ
Obverse design diademed head of Polemo, right
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥΣ ΙΓ
Reverse design diademed bust of Tryphaena, right
Metal silver
Reference Rec 34
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note For discussion of the identify of the lady, portrayed, see F. Imhoof-Blumer, ZfN 20, pp. 267–8, Rec 25, n. 2. The diadem seems to indicate that the portrait is intended to be of Queen Tryphaena.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 68 Rec 34 and Pl. III, 19
2 2     Prowe
3 3     Prowe